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SubjectRe: 2.6.7-bk way too fast
On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 12:26:10PM +0200, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:

> > > Something is definitely screwy with the latest -bk. I updated from a
> > > kernel ~1 week ago, and all timer-related stuff is moving at a vastly
> > > increased rate. My guess is twice as fast. Most annoying is the system
> > > clock advances at twice normal rate, and keyboard repeat is so sensitive
> > > I am spending quite a bit of time typing this message, what with having
> > > to delettte (<== example) extra characters. Double-clicking is also
> > > broken :(
> >
> > Q: Are you using the atkbd.softrepeat=1 parameter? Or an USB keyboard?
> > If not, you shouldn't be getting faster repeats even if the timer
> > were off, because the repat shoul be generated by the keyboard
> > itself.
> I'm using a PS/2 Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite and I see the faster
> typing rates only while in X. However, keyboard rate is normal while in
> a text console.

It's possible that X does it's own autorepeat, though that'd rather
surprise me.

Can you check with showkey -s, and xev in X?

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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